North Korea

North Korea

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North Korea's Climate Change Impact


  • 🔋 86% of electricity is from renewables
  • 🌊 Uses hydro power (86%)


  • 🚫 No pledges towards net zero
  • 🚗 No pledges to ban ICE vehicles
  • 🤮 13% of electricity still from coal

Percentages rounded from 2019 data.

📈 North Korea is rank 129 out of 195 countries for Climate Change.

How would you rate North Korea's Environmental Impact?

Is the North Korea part of the IEA (International Energy Agency)?

Yes, North Korea is part country member of the IEA, working together in partnership on tackling the emerging energy challenges.

What is North Korea's renewable vs fossil fuel energy mix?

North Korea uses 86% energy from renewable sources compared to 13.36% energy from fossil fuel sources.

North Korea's Climate Change Action

A list of some of North Korea's common climate change questions.

Have North Korea's government pledged to ban diesel and petrol cars?

Currently there are no plans by North Korea's government to ban ICE cars, such as diesel and petrol..

Have North Korea's government pledged to be a net zero country?

Currently there are no plans by North Korea's government to become a net zero country.

Does North Korea's electricity mix still contain coal?

Yes, North Korea's electricity does still contain coal as part of the countries energy mix.

Does North Korea's generate nuclear electricity?

No, North Korea's does generate nuclear electricity.

North Korea's Climate Change Resources

National Climate Change Entity

Are you looking for your countries department for action against climate change? If so, the website below is North Korea's dedicated environment and global warming resource. We encourage everyone to put pressure on local and national government's to put climate change high on their priority and to push forward with climate positive laws.

State Commission of Science and Technology

North Korea's Comparison Against Countries

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